Networking with Platform colleagues around CAADP agendas has guided AusAID programming in Africa.
The Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) is an Africa-owned and Africa-led initiative meant to improve food security and nutrition and boost agricultural productivity the mainly farming-based economies.
CAADP is the agricultural programme of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) — created by the African Union (AU) to drive economic integration in Africa and implemented by the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA).
Find more information on CAADP on their website.
- Raise agricultural productivity by at least 6% per year
- Increase public investment in agriculture to 10% of national budgets
// Pillars for agricultural improvement and investment
- Pillar 1: Extending the area under sustainable land management and reliable water control systems
- Pillar 2: Improving rural infrastructure and trade-related capacities for market access
- Pillar 3: Increasing food supply and reducing hunger
- Pillar 4: Agricultural research, technology dissemination and adoption
Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System (ReSAKSS)
Africa-wide network to inform CAADP implementors with readily available analysis, data and tools on:
- Role of agriculture for development in Africa
- Investment options and priorities
- Benchmarks and best practices
- Statistical information to monitor progress
- Knowledge gaps
- Review processes associated with CAADP and other regional agricultural development initiatives
ReSAKSS has been established by the sub-Saharan RECs COMESA, ECOWAS and SADC.